Individual Members

Harshvardhan Chitale

Professional Experience: Harsh is currently the CEO of Philips Lighting Solutions for South Asia. Prior to joining Philips Lighting, Harsh was the MD&CEO of HCL Infosystems Ltd, which is a Technology Services, ICT Product Distribution and Systems Integration company in India, with operations in India, Middle East and South East Asia.  At HCL, he was also involved in the founding of HCL’s new venture in Healthcare delivery called HCL Healthcare and is on the board of HCL Healthcare Ltd. Prior to joining HCL, Harsh was based out of US (Scottsdale-Arizona) and lead Honeywell’s North and South American business for Process Automation and was also VP for Strategy and Global marketing for the same business prior to taking over as the VP&GM for the Americas business. Harsh started his professional life in 1993 when he joined TAS (Tata Administrative Services) and was involved in different functions and roles in the Tata groups, prior to taking over as the Managing Director of TATA Honeywell Ltd (now Honeywell Automation India Ltd), which has been one of the leaders in Process, buildings and home automation in India.

Education: Harsh did Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi where he was the recipient of Director’s Gold Medal for the best student of the batch of 1993. Professional Associations: Harsh has been on various committees at CII, Assocham and MAIT.